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A Study to Provide RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilzumab) to Patients With Multicentric Castleman's Disease Who Demonstrated Benefit From Previous RoActemra/Actemra Treatment

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01183598
First received: August 13, 2010
Last updated: November 3, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
  Purpose

This open-label, single center study will provide RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab

) to a maximum of 4 patients with Multicentric Castelman's Disease who have demo nstrated benefit from RoActemra/Actemra in study MRA004US (Chugai Pharma USA) wi thout major toxicities or significant adverse events. Patients will receive thei r most effective maintenance dose until disease progression or significant toxic ity occurs.


Condition Intervention Phase
Castleman's Disease
Drug: tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra]
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Provision of Tocilizumab for Patients With Multicentric Castleman's Disease Who Have Demonstrated Benefit From Previous Tocilizumab Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: Maintenance of hemoglobin >/=10.5 g/dL, of Zubrod Performance Status, and of improvement in fatigue and anorexia as per National Cancer Institute Common Toxicity Criteria (NCI CTC) scales [ Time Frame: until disease progression or significant toxicity occurs ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety: Adverse events, laboratory parameters, vital signs, electrocardiograms, chest X-rays [ Time Frame: up to 90 days after discontinuation of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Provision of tocilizumab for treatment of Multicentric Castleman's Disease to patients with evidence of clinical benefit in response to tocilizumab [ Time Frame: until disease progression or significant toxicity occurs ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 3
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Single Arm Drug: tocilizumab [RoActemra/Actemra]
maintenance dose

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Evidence of improvement of one or more clinical benefit criteria with acceptable tolerability to RoActemra/Actemra in Protocol MRA001US, maintained clinical benefit in MRA004US, and completion of MRA004US
  • Life expectancy > 12 weeks
  • Zubrod performance status </= 3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Serious toxicity including anaphylactic reactions to tocilizumab during the MRA004US trial
  • Any treatment for Multicentric Castleman's Disease except for corticosteroids within 2 weeks prior to Day 1
  • Active infection requiring iv antibiotics for > 1 month and not resolving at least 1 week prior to Day 1; iv antibiotics prophylaxis for infections of implanted venous access portals is allowed
  • Active viral infection within 28 days prior to Day 1
  • Treatment with any investigational agent other than RoActemra/Actemra within 30 days prior to baseline
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01183598

Locations
United States, Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205-7199
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01183598     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WA19847
Study First Received: August 13, 2010
Last Updated: November 3, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Giant Lymph Node Hyperplasia
Immune System Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Lymphoproliferative Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 24, 2014